Lawyer with a Master in International Trade and Economics at the World Trade Institute, Switzerland, being a specialist in international trade and customs. Gonzalo has a broad experience in advisory, preventive audits and litigation related with sophisticated trade operations, trade facilitation and investment.
His professional expertise includes legal advisory provided to either domestic or international enterprises, specifically related with Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Regional and Plurilateral Agreements (Andean Community, Pacific Alliance, among others) compliance and WTO law, customs valuation, tariff classification, rules of origin, trade and regulatory barriers (sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade), investment, infrastructure, supply chain management, transport, and trade remedies (dumping, subsidies).
He has a strong expertise with the industrial and manufacturing sector, especially with the food industry and agribusiness.
He has also been involved as an international consultant working at USAID linked with trade facilitation programmes and export competitiveness. Moreover, Gonzalo was an academic assistant of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) in a Peruvian project, is professor for the Post-Graduate School of International Economic Law of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP) and lecturer of several workshops.
Author and co-author of a number of articles related with trade and customs published in journals, legal reviews, and books: